Marina Koren, The Atlantic

Marina Koren

The Atlantic

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Past articles by Marina:

Seeing Earth From Space Will Change You

The question is how. → Read More

NASA’s Modern Moon Program Is Finally off the Ground

After a successful takeoff, a crewless capsule is on its way to the moon. Where’s the fanfare? → Read More

Well That’s One Way to Save a Space Telescope From Falling Back to Earth

The beloved Hubble observatory could get the SpaceX treatment. → Read More

This Is Neptune?

The James Webb Space Telescope has captured a mesmerizing view of the planet. → Read More

The Coolest Space Picture I’ve Ever Seen

Seen through the James Webb Space Telescope, the Carina Nebula is positively bursting with stuff. → Read More

We Don’t Know Neptune at All

You know, the planet? → Read More

What the UFO Discussion Really Needs

Some context. → Read More

Mars’s Soundscape Is Strangely Beautiful

Microphones have captured the whirring and pings of a hard-working rover—and the rush of a gentle Martian wind. → Read More

You’ve Heard of a Supernova. But How About a Micronova?

Astronomers have captured evidence of a “micronova” on a certain kind of star. → Read More

The Long Goodbye to Saturn’s Rings

The planet’s defining feature is slowly disappearing. → Read More

Even NASA Seems Surprised by Its New Space Telescope

The $10 billion mission is working better than anyone could have predicted. → Read More

Why NASA Is Trying to Dodge the Moon

If the James Webb Space Telescope were to leave Earth at the wrong time, our very own satellite could thwart the mission. → Read More

NASA Is Practicing Asteroid Deflection. You Know, Just in Case.

A spacecraft is on its way to nudge a distant asteroid. → Read More

The Uncomfortable Truths of American Spaceflight

NASA has pushed its next moon landing to 2025. But why is it trying to go at all? → Read More

This Isn’t the Big Telescope Debut NASA Imagined

The James Webb Space Telescope, the long-awaited successor to Hubble, is mired in controversy over its namesake. → Read More

Earth and the Moon Are Growing Apart

And we can’t stop it. → Read More

Schrödinger’s Planet

We’ll never have a final answer on whether Pluto is a planet. → Read More

The Day the Space Station Lurched

A recent arrival at the International Space Station created a little too much excitement. → Read More

An Event So Wild It Could Make Anyone Feel Cosmically Small

Gravitational waves have brought us long-sought proof of a cataclysmic meeting between a black hole and a neutron star. → Read More

Move Over, Mars

After decades away, NASA is sending not one, but two missions to Venus. → Read More